Accelerator AdMaCom starts in Berlin


The Innovation Network for Advanced Materials will start its accelerator programme AdMaCom in Berlin for the first time. The six-week programme will last from 1 September until 10 October 2016 and will take place in several different locations. AdMaCom stands for Advanced Material Competition – in a nutshell, the accelerator is all about combining smart technologies and materials.

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Berlin offers perfect conditions for innovative startups. The city boasts many talents, a very good infrastructure and a growing research sector. Perfect conditions for smart materials, too, which form the basis for the expanding wearable tech industry. Berlin as a hub for wearables is developing rapidly and positioning itself on the global market.  

In order to promote this development, the Innovation Network for Advanced Materials set up the accelerator programme AdMaCom. Corporate teams, startups, researchers and international mentors will be working together closely over the course of six weeks and benefit from trainings, as well as business and technology support in order to develop innovative products and solutions.

The kick-off event will be taking place on 28 August in Berlin where 13 selected startups will present their technologies and applications as well as the challenges they had to overcome during development.

The selected startups are:


  •            INURU
  •            GelTouch Technologies
  •             5micron
  •            GOLARES
  •            Green Earth Aerogel Technologies
  •            NanoScoping
  •            PackID
  •            Alkimat
  •            sMarterials
  •            Aerocells
  •            Volasystems
  •             Etax
  •            LoMaRe

The accelerator programme is supported by companies such as Henkel, Ledvance and Osram.

More information on the programme and kick-off event at:

 You can find a review of the wearableIT /FashionTech Award organised by the Senate Department for Economics, Technology and Research at: